Anthony Scaramucci’s short-lived role as the White House communications director included blowing kisses to the press, getting Sean Spicer and Reince Priebus to resign, and conducting a rather vulgar interview with The New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza in which he implied that he isn’t trying to perform fellatio on himself, unlike Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon.
Nearly two weeks after Scaramucci was dismissed by Trump, Weekend Update: Summer Edition co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che enlisted the help of Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader to fill the role of The Mooch, and he did a beautiful job of doing so. Seriously, check out the clip above if you haven’t done so already.
“I heard you two nutless liberal asswipes mention my name earlier,” Hader said as Scaramucci. “And when I hear my name three times, I appear like a goombah Beetlejuice.”
After Che asked the Mooch if he was surprised that his tenure at the White House lasted only 11 days, he replied, “Hell no. Not after what I said to that ass-wipe from The New Yorker, which was off the record, but I guess people didn’t like it when I said that—and let me see if I can clean this up for primetime—that Steve Bannon was trying to ‘s’ his own ‘c.’ And by the by, I was completely misquoted. I didn’t say Bannon tried to ‘s’ his own ‘c,’ he did it! He made contact! I saw it! Tongue to tip. Next question.”
Despite our frustration with Hader for giving us that horrific mental image of Bannon, the former Breitbart boss who bragged that his racist, misogynistic site “was the platform for the alt-right” and that the “alt-right” loves him back, we can’t help but love this spoof and are certainly looking forward to seeing more of him as the Mooch once Saturday Night Live returns next month.